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Senior Analyst, Financial Planning


Saint-Laurent, QC, CANADA
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Empowering healthcare starts with you. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Canada -- a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

Position Description

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting & Budget, the Senior Analyst, Financial Planning will analyse, plan and support the preparation of the annual budget plan and the cash flow forecasting process.

Specific Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Corporate Controller and the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, develops a corporate cash flow forecasting model, prepares and reviews financial and budgetary forecasts and scenarios for internal clients, and plans short and long-term cash flows.
  • Participates in the budgeting process and provides financial information and consultation to Finance Leads. Monitors assigned budgets and provides business unit leaders with guidance.
  • Performs analysis and plays a key role in preparing monthly and quarterly budget forecast submissions. Participates in operational review preparation and prepares detailed analyses.
  • Plans, monitors and recommends improvements to the budgeting system.
  • Develops appropriate financial models using financial analysis tools and methods, productivity measures and decision-making parameters to facilitate financial forecasting.
  • Assists with financial planning and modeling for McKesson Canada's 3 year strategic planning process.
  • Prepares monthly variance analyses and corporate reporting.
  • Provides team members with support and financial analysis with a focus on quality and accuracy.
  • Performs detailed analysis of for specific projects as required, including preparation of work plans, analysis, reports and recommendations.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Professional designation (CA, CMA, CGA).
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in accounting, planning and analysis.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and Cognos would be a definite asset.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities with a creative and innovative mindset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Ability to have a  broad business perspective.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and timeliness.
  • Ability to manage change and be a team player.
  • Bilingualism (French and English).
Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance - individual and team - that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can't do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission-whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company-and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

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